November 25, 2019

Meeting Materials

Thursday, October 5, 2017

11am - 1pm
Young Lawyers Program at Savannah Law School

Featured Speaker:
Ashley N. Scott,
Assistant City Attorney, City of Atlanta Law Dept.

BIO

3 - 4:15pm

Part I: Civil Rights in the Port City in the 1960's - How Two Communities Came Together

 Moderator:
C. Elisia Frazier,
Savannah GA Section Council member and Past Chair, ABA Civil Rights and Social Justice.

Speakers:
James B. Blackburn,
Sr. City Attorney of Savannah during the 1960s , now an attorney in Savannah, GA
Hon. James F. Bass, Jr. ,
Judge, Chatham County Superior Court
Edna Jackson,
Former Mayor of Savannah and student professor

BIOS

4:30 - 6pm
Part II: Civil Rights, Present and Future, in Savannah and Beyond

Moderator:
Stephanie O. Burgess,
immediate Past President, Port City Bar Association

Speakers:
Lester Johnson,
Civil Rights attorney and former State President, Georgia NACCP
Christopher Middelton,
Attorney and former president, Port City Bar Association

BIOS

Friday, October 6, 2017

8:45 - 10:15am
Florida v. Georgia Water Wars in the U.S. Supreme Court

Moderator:
Matthew Z. Leopold, 
Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, P.A., Tallahassee, FL

Speakers:
Christopher M. Kise,
 Foley & Lardner LLP, Tallahassee, FL
Scott Steinbrecher, 
Assistant Solicitor General, Office of the Colorado Attorney General, Denver CO
R. Todd Sillman
, Dentons, Atlanta, GA

BIOS

 10:30 - 11:45am
What's Next for Property Law and Government Regulations After the Supreme Court's Landmark Decision in Murr v. Wisconsin?

Moderator:
Kelly Walsh,
Schwabe Williamson and Wyatt, Vancouver WA (Vice Chair, SLG Eminent Domain Committee)

 Speakers:
Janet Bush Handy,
 Maryland Department of the Attorney General, Baltimore, MD
Professor Molly
 Brady, U. Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville VA

BIOS

 1:30 - 3pm
Historic Properties: Preservation and Resilience

Moderator: 
Lai Sun Yee, Esq.
, Acting Deputy Regional Administrator, FEMA Region 2

Introductory Presentation: Savannah College of Art & Design

 3:15 - 4:45pm
Deepwater Ports: Security Threats and Responses at Ports and Terminals

Moderator:
Peter Knight,
Robinson & Cole, Hartford CT
Rikki L. Simmons,
Research Assistant, Savannah Law School

Speakers
Kevin Doyle,
Director of Protective Services, Georgia port Authority
Lt. Commander Joshua Rose
, Prevention Department Head, US Coast Guard, Savannah, GA
Alan West,
Senior Marine Inspector, Compliance Systems, Inc. Savannah, GA

BIOS

5 - 6:30pm
Confederate Emblems: Remove or Retain-That is the Question

Moderator/ Speaker: 
Donna Frazier, Parish Attorney, Caddo Parish, LA

BIO